Should Ubuntu systemd journal logs be persistent by default?
mark at rideamigos.com
Fri Nov 17 17:10:58 UTC 2017
As noted in the linked bug report, there are some logs which are uniquely
stored in the systemd journal, the journal is not persistent-by-default,
and data loss is occurring as a default behavior.
On Fri, Nov 17, 2017 at 11:21 AM Jan Claeys <lists at janc.be> wrote:
> On Mon, 2017-11-13 at 16:12 +0000, Mark Stosberg wrote:
> > *"For a standard Ubuntu Maverick (10.10) system, the output will be
> > sent to file /var/log/daemon.log, whilst on newer Ubuntu systems
> > such as Ubuntu Natty (11.04), the output will be directed to file
> > /var/log/syslog."*
> > In turn, I understand that "syslog" logging has been persistent-by-
> > default per years.
> > It seems that with the switch to systemd as the init system, the
> > logging that originates from the init system became not-persistent by
> > default.
> $ grep -c 'systemd\[1\]:' /var/log/syslog
> It's still there...
> Jan Claeys
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